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ScreenStory: Peter the Great

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A four-part Emmy Award-winning production telling the story of Russia's greatest Tsar.
Starring
3: Determined to haul Russia out of its backward ways,
Peter embarks on the great embassy - a grand tour of Europe where he absorbs the influences he is convinced will change his country. But in Russia his son, Alexis, comes under a more sinister influence with the return of a most dangerous adversary and. as unrest grows against the absentee Tsar, Peter is forced to reveal the darker and tyrannical side of his power....
Written by Edward ANHALT , based upon the Pulitzcr Prize-winning book by ROBERT K. MASSIE
Produced by Marvin J. CHOMSKY Directed by MARVIN CHOMSKY and LAWRENCE SCHILLER (Part 4 next Sunday)
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Contributors

Written By: Edward Anhalt
Book By: Robert K. Massie
Produced By: Marvin J. Chomsky
Directed By: Marvin Chomsky
Directed By: Lawrence Schiller
Peter the Great: Maximilian Schell
Sophia: Vanessa Redgrave
Prince Romodanovsky: Omar Sharif
Sir Isaac Newton: Trevor Howard
William of Orange: Laurence Olivier
Alexander Menshikov: Helmut Griem
Charlotte: Elke Sommer
Athalie: Ursula Andress
Frederick of Hanover: Mel Ferrer
Catherine: Hanna Schygulla
Shafirov: Mike Gwilym
General Gordon: Jeremy Kemp
Alexis: Boris Plotnikov
Eudoxia: Natalya Andreichenko
Charles XII of Sweden: Christoph Eichorn
Louise: Ulli Phiupp

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ScreenStory: Peter the Great

BBC One London, 9 August 1987 19.15






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